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The 3:4:5 triangle A-F-E occupies 3/8 of the area of the Rectangle A-B-C-D. BG is perpendicular to AF. CH is Perpendicular to EF. DJ is perpendicular to AE. Find the missing right-angle tie distance, DJ. (Can you find the size of the rectangle also?).
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